Lead Planner / Maximo Administrator

  • National Grid
  • Lowell, Massachusetts

Job Description

Job ID 16890 Location Lowell, Massachusetts Organization Work Scheduling and Dispatch Department LNG Special Projects

About us

National Grid is hiring a Lead Planner / Maximo Administrator in our LNG department in Lowell, MA.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are therewhen people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. Thepace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us inan unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry. To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy deliverytoday and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

To serve as a system administrator for the Maximio program and develop and maintain Maximo Work Management procedures and training documents. Provide initial and refresher Maximo training to all Personnel as required. and develop standardized Work Plans for LNG facilities.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible setting up and the administration of Maximo for all LNG Facilities
  • Responsible for making changes to the Maximo hierarchy – e.g. adding locations and equipment as directed by plant management
  • Develop Job plans/maintenance procedures that are capable of detailing spending across categories such as materials, and Labor..
  • Monitor and evaluate manpower requirements to meet budgeted work and established workplans.
  • Evaluate work progress (plan vs. actual) and update schedule progress. Organize and facilitate workshops, if necessary, to define issues and plan outages.
  • Track compliance to estimates and review deficiencies using targeted, specific key performance indicators (KPIs)..


  • 3+ years of experience leading a team of entry level engineers and as a maximo administrator
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in a facility or plant environment - following and performing equipment maintenance
  • Experience working as project manager
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize projects
  • Knowledge of Maximo preferred
  • Knowledge of Agile tools including Jira and Confluence preferred
  • Experience with SalesForce, SAP, GIS or CIS preferred
  • Utility, Powerplant, or Facility experience performing maintenance preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required.

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.  National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.